Health

Snack time can sweeten tooth decay

Snack time can sweeten tooth decay

What did your child eat for a snack today? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and with that in mind, it’s important to know that while many snack choices seem healthy, they actually have a high sugar content that cavities love. Examples of these snacks include fruit juices, milk, dried fruit and whole grain cereals. These sugars feed bacteria, and these bacteria produce acids that erode teeth and cause tooth decay.

February 26, 2015 ×
Did you make it past Feb. 18?

Did you make it past Feb. 18?

It’s that time of year again when weight loss tops the resolution list of many Americans.

February 26, 2015 ×

Take a hike: A guide to volksmarching in the Kaiserslautern/Wiesbaden area

New this year, and replacing the worldwide IVV calendar, is the IVV-Europa 2015 Calendar. This volksmarching calendar provides event information in 19 European countries, to include Germany, and is available for €10 from the DVV Awards Officer. Small, pocket-sized calendars for France, Luxembourg, and Belgium may be available for €2 or €3 at events in those countries.

February 26, 2015 ×
Wellness Center offers holistic approach to health

Wellness Center offers holistic approach to health

The Wiesbaden Army Wellness Center has been open since Nov. 1, 2013 and has helped more than 2,315 clients. Considering that “wellness centers” are a generally new concept in the Army, the community might wonder what the AWC has to offer.

February 25, 2015 ×
Feb. 19 is Great American Spit Out

Feb. 19 is Great American Spit Out

On Feb. 19, join others across the nation in recognition of the Great American Spit Out, a time to quit the use of smokeless tobacco products such as chewing tobacco, snuff, snus and dissolvable products (i.e., lozenges, strips, sticks) for a period of 24 hours or more.

February 11, 2015 ×
Show your heart some love

Show your heart some love

Did you know that your heart beats more than 100,000 times a day, pumping nearly 1,900 gallons of blood? This means your heart is beating almost 42 million times and […]

February 11, 2015 ×
Living, breathing, sleeping wellness

Living, breathing, sleeping wellness

Kurt Peterson, a nurse educator with the Wiesbaden Army Wellness Center, secures a metabolic testing canopy on Sgt. Brian Galleger, U.S. Army Europe’s G2, Feb. 6. Metabolic testing measures the […]

February 11, 2015 ×
Fitness Resolution Day 2015

Fitness Resolution Day 2015

Find more information about Wiesbaden Sports and Fitness at http://wiesbaden.armymwr.com/europe/wiesbaden/programs/clay-kaserne-fitness-center/.

January 28, 2015 ×